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Obituary of Steven “Steve” Leon Hohimer

Steven “Steve” Leon Hohimer, age 54, of Henderson, KY, passed away on Sunday, September 19, 2021 in Evansville, IN. Steve was born in Rosiclare, Illinois to Leo and Barb Hohimer on January 24, 1967. Steve lived all his younger years in Cave in Rock, Illinois and attended school at Hardin County. Upon graduation, Steve went…

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Obituary of Vanessa Lynn Vaughn

Vanessa Lynn Vaughn, 65, of Metropolis passed away on Friday, September 17, 2021, at her residence. Born to parents Jeanette Robinson Walker and Pete Suits in Rosiclare, Vanessa was a free-spirited, animal loving, carefree soul who touched all that met her. Vanessa was preceded in death by her father, Pete Suits; and grandparents. Vanessa’s family…

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Obituary of William Ames Recktenwald

William Ames Recktenwald, 79, passed away Friday, August 20, 2021, in Evansville, IN, following a brief illness. “Reck,” as so many knew him, had been the senior lecturer in journalism at Southern Illinois University Carbondale for more than two decades before his retirement. Prior to that, he enjoyed a storied career as an investigative reporter…

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Nancy Lou Crider

Nancy Lou Crider, 85, of Rosiclare, IL died Saturday, September 18, 2021 at Hardin County General Hospital in Rosiclare, IL. She was a member of the Hardin County Golden Circle. Survivors include her children, Jeff Crider of Rosiclare, IL and Shelly Brown of DeKalb, TX; and grandchildren, Dustin and Nicholas Brown, and Cole Cosby. She…

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Loy Willis Ewing Price

Loy Willis Ewing Price, 31, of Harrisburg, IL died Friday, September 17, 2021 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon, IL. Survivors include his wife, Josie Price of Harrisburg, IL; children, Luke and Matthew Price of Harrisburg, IL; brother, Michael Holmes of Peoria, IL; sisters, Nicole Santore of Michigan, Jeseca Davis of Washington, IL and…

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Obituary of Barbara Ann Price

Barbara Ann Price, 81, of Elizabethtown Illinois passed away on September 10, 2021 at the Hardin County General Hospital. She was born on April 26, 1940 to John Buris and Irene Elizabeth Waid. She married her one true love, Gordon Ewing Price on December 28th 1963. He preceded her in death on August 19, 2004.…

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Obituary of Christy Dawn Edwards Post

Christy Dawn Edwards Post was born November 2, 1974 in Harrisburg, IL. She passed from this life, Sunday, September 5, 2021 in Advent Hospital in Ocala, Florida. Christy graduated from Hardin County K-12 and earned an Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice at Southeastern Illinois College. Christy was born to Ronald Dean Edwards and Debra Jackson…

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Betty Arlene Winters

Betty Arlene Winters, 79, of Cave In Rock, Illinois died on Friday, September 10, 2021 at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Indiana. Betty was a member of Potters Church. She is survived by her husband, Gary Winters of Cave In Rock, IL; sons, Donnie Winters of Rosiclare, IL, Darren Winters of Rosiclare, IL, Doyle Winters of…

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Obituary of Dempsey L. Millikan

Dempsey L. Millikan, better known as “Bub”, passed away Thursday, September 9, 2021 at age 75. He was the son of Dempsey W. Millikan and Fredia Heloise (Derringer) Millikan. Bob spent most of his time and life in the big semi-trucks; that was his passion. He was known as the “Screaming Demon” CB handle. He…

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Johnny W. Williams

Johnny W. Williams, 69, of Rosiclare, IL died September 6, 2021 at his home in Rosiclare, IL. Survivors include his children, Jason Williams of Arizona, Angela Vasquez of Arizona, Jonni (Scott) Roberts of Rosiclare, IL, Billy Williams of Galatia, IL, Davy Williams of Rosiclare, IL, Cindy Williams of Farmington, MO and Kasey Williams of Eldorado,…

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